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    U.S. Policy Toward Iraq

    Secretary Rice testified about the Bush administration’s latest Iraq policy and plans to add 21,500 troops to the forces stationed in Iraq in an effort to bring greater security to…

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    Senate Session

    The Senate health care bill faces its first challenge in a late-night procedural vote. Yesterday, Senator Ben Nelson (D-NE) said he’s prepared to vote for the bill after reaching…

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    Senate Session

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    Senate Session

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    Senate Session

    Violence Against Women Act
    At 11:30am, the Senate will proceed to Executive Session to consider the following judicial nominations for 30 mins. of debate followed by roll call votes on…

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    Vote on Chuck Hagel for Secretary of Defense

    The Senate Armed Services Committee approved the nomination of Chuck Hagel to be secretary of defense by a 14-11 margin. All 14 Democrats supported the nomination, and 11 Republicans…

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    Senate Session

    The Senate resumed debate over the confirmation of Samuel Alito as an Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of the United States. During periods of debate graphics were displayed…

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    Senate Session

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    Senate Session

    FDA User Fees

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    Senate Session

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    Senate Session

    The Senate continued a second day of debate on health care reform legislation. They voted 60-39 to move forward with further debate on the bill.

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    Oversight Hearing on JPMorgan Chase

    Jamie Dimon testified on JPMorgan Chase’s $2 billion trading loss on May 10, 2012, and business practices in the banking industry. Among the issues he addressed were the bank…

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    House Session

    Bills Introduced: 18 public bills, H.R. 4180-4197; and 5 resolutions, H. Con. Res. 298-299 and H. Res. 461-463, were introduced. 
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    Reports Filed: Reports…

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    Federal Reserve Chair Nomination Hearing

    The Senate Banking, Housing and Urban Affairs Committee held a hearing on the nomination of Janet Yellen for Federal Reserve chair. Many senators' questions focused on when the Federal…

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    Nuclear Reactor Safety

    Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) members testified on on nuclear reactor safety following Japan’s disaster earlier in the year. Senators in their opening statement referred…

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    Senate Session, Part 1

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    Senate Session

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    Senate Session

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    Secretary of Defense Nomination Hearing, Part 3

    Former Senator Chuck Hagel continued testimony on his nomination to be secretary of defense.*Among the topics he addressed were military operations in Afghanistan and Iraq, his opinions and…

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    Monetary Policy and the Economy

    Ben Bernanke testified on the U.S. economic outlook for the year and the future of economic growth. In his remarks he defended the U.S. central bank’s bond-buying stimulus, urged…

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